CHICAGO – This summer American Honda will launch the first Acura TLX, and it hopes the new car can revive an old trend: high-volume sales for its Acura marque in the middle-large sport sedan segment. The TLX replaces Acura’s TL and, to a lesser extent, the midsize TSX. While the outgoing TL has been a so-so performer for the brand with annual sales in the 30,000-unit range, the prior-generation ’04-’07 model sold in higher volumes, with a record 78,218 moved in 2005, ...

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